These are extraordinary times and CAMH is committed to transparency and communication with the community that we serve. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, CAMH will update the public when there are changes to report.
Today we are reporting one new patient positive diagnosis unrelated to our current outbreaks. We are also reporting three new staff positive diagnoses related to current COVID-19 outbreaks at the Queen Street site. As of today, CAMH has 11 patients and 7 staff members with positive COVID-19 diagnoses.
We remain vigilant about policies and procedures to keep staff and patients safe and we continue to work with our partners at Toronto Public Health on reporting, surveillance and infection control. Our staff monitors and follows the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) recommendations from public health as they are updated, including about screening, testing and use of personal protective equipment.
We thank our staff and physicians for their continued work to care for our patients during these challenging times.
For more information on what CAMH is doing to protect staff and patients, visit http://www.camh.ca/en/camh-news-and-stories/novel-coronavirus-update.